Category: Sustainability

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How Dominica is on track to become the world’s first ‘hurricane-proof’ country

When Hurricane Maria struck Dominica in 2017, more than 90 percent of the island’s structures were destroyed. Today, Dominica is rebuilding to scale accordingly to climate change already affecting their country. To ensure that climate resilience was kept in mind during reconstruction, and to figure out how to hurricane-proof everything as much as possible, the…
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How Marriott Brings Sustainability To Its Global Chain

Nearly every hotel has them: Small, single-use toiletry bottles filled with shampoo, bath gel, and hair conditioner. Multiply those small bottles across 7,000 hotels across 132 countries and it adds up to over 1.7 million pounds of plastic in landfills, from one global property alone. In a recent article, Forbes Magazine highlights the Marriott “Serve…
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The Surprising Creators Plant-Based Meat

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods are dominating the relatively new market plant-based meat with a strong commitment to the environment. The New York Times reports the entry of major food companies like Tyson, Smithfield, Perdue, Hormel, and Nestlé, filling supermarket shelves with their plant-based meat options. While the entrance of these big firms could bring…
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4 Mobile Applications Raising Climate Change Awareness

Climate change can feel overwhelming (for real), with July being the hottest month recorded, sea levels rising, and CO2 increasing in the atmosphere. We loved the positive tips from Mashable that can help fight global warming at your fingertips. These innovative mobile apps build connection and conversation around climate change: For the animal lover –…
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How Hoteliers in Bali Are Improving the Eco-Resort

A recent article from Departures Magazine highlighted the forward-looking hoteliers in Bali, that are pushing the eco-resort to its ultimate potential. The island is currently dealing with an over-tourism problem that has, in turn, created a water and waste crisis, is also home to a community of sustainability-minded designers and hoteliers who have come together…
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